PGDip & MPhil

CST, in partnership with Stellenbosch University’s School of Public Leadership and the Sustainability Institute, annually offers the PGD/Mphil in Sustainable Development programme, which most of the CST students and postgrads attend. Should you want to pursue your Mphil in Sustainable Development, it is compulsory to first complete the PGDip in Sustainable Development. Applications for this programme close annually at the end of August. For more information about this programme, please read the prospectus.

In addition, CST partners with various other faculties at Stellenbosch University that present Master’s programmes, such as Arts and Social Sciences, AgriSciences, Engineering, Law, Medicine and Health Sciences, Science and Theology. If you are interested to pursue your Master’s with one of the mentioned faculties, please contact us at Please take note that each of these faculties has their own specific application deadlines, and we can merely assist with facilitating a working partnership between CST and the relevant faculty. For more information on entry requirements and application deadlines, please visit the relevant faculty’s page.


Prospective Postgraduate Students click here

Prospective Masters Students should please go through the prospectus to see how applications work.